Certification Organizations

Below you will find links to organizations that we support.

Dog Training Certification Organizations,  Education, Community Partnerships and Accomplishments

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CCPDT Edmonton Training
Dog Training Edmonton, Dog Training Certification
Dog Training Edmonton, Dog Training Certification
Dog Training Edmonton, Dog Training Certification
Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer

Currently – Studying to become a Certified Behavior Consultant Canine – Knowledge Assessed (CBCC-KA), only 2 trainers in Edmonton  with this certification as of Sept 2017, and Certified Behavior Consultant (CDBC) from  International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), only 1 other trainer in Alberta with this certification.

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Sept 2019 – A Dog Wellness Seminar by Turid Rugaas at Dogspaw

May 2019 – BAT 2.0 (Behavior Adjustment Therapy) for Fearful, Anxious or Aggressive Dogs to help your dog to be more comfortable with what she is fearful or upset about by Grisha Stewart MA, CPDT-KA, KPACTP at Dogspaw 

Nov 2108 – Teaching Sporting Detection Seminar by Roseanna Gullekson BFA, CPDT-KA at Dogspaw 

May 2018 – Aggression in Dogs, Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training Seminar by Michael Shikashio, CDBC and Trish Loehr MS, CPDT-KA, ACCBC, CDBC at Dogma, Calgary.

Apr 2018 – Veterinary Behavioural Medicine for Dogs and Cats Seminar by Dr. Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB, CAAB at Cochrane & Area Humane Society

Nov 2017 – Recommended Dog Trainer for Zoe’s Animal Rescue

Sept 2017 – A Guide To Living With & Training A Fearful Dog Seminar by Debbie Jacobs, CPDT-KA

Aug 2017 – Assessing Aggression Thresholds Seminar by Sue Sternberg 

July 2017 – Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid Participant and course completer

June 2017 – Recommended Dog Trainer for Heart Prints Dog Rescue Society (the only dog trainer they recommend)

May 2017 – Member of the Alberta Force Free Alliance (AFFA)

December 2016 – Recommended Dog Trainer for Soi Dog Rescue 

November 2015 – Head Dog Trainer at  Hollywoof Grooming Parlor

September 2015 to Present – Certified Professional Dog Trainer designation CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed Testing one out of only seven trainers in the Edmonton with this designation as of Sept 2017)

June 2015 – Nicole Wilde Seminar at Dogspaw

May 2015 – CPDT Candidate (Certified Professional Dog Trainer)

May 2015 – Canine Good Neighbour obtained for Bear from CKC (Canadian Kennel Club)

January 2015 – Dog Trainer at Dogspaw

December 2014 – Dog Trainer Apprenticeship Program at Dogspaw 

June 2014 –BBB Accredited Business 

May 2014 – “Dogs Everywhere!” by Trish King, CPDT-KA

February 2014 –Introductory Sporting Scent Detection Seminar by Roseanna Gullekson BFA, CPDT-KA at Dogspaw

December 2013 –Manners Unleashed Graduate by Kris Rooney, CPDT-KA at Dogspaw

November 2013 – Trick Class Gradate by Savanna Garries and Kathy Belec (ABCDT) at Dogspaw

October 2013 – Growl Class Graduate by Kris Rooney (CPDT-KA) at Dogspaw 

July 2013 – ABC Certified Dog Trainer at Animal Behaviour College 

February 2012 – Pet First Aid & CPR Certification at the Edmonton Humane Society